Environmental and Outdoor Education B.A.Sc.

College of Education & Human Service Professions (DCEH) 48UGR Education & Human Service Pro 246 - Bachelor of Applied Science

Program description

The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in environmental and outdoor education prepares students for professional careers in outdoor education allowing them to work in non-formal outdoor education settings such as nature centers, city, state, or national parks, college outdoor programs, or for commercial agencies. Core components include program planning and delivery, education methods, physical skills development, management, facilities coordination, evaluation, and principles of recreation. The environmental and outdoor education major is a four-year curriculum including one full semester of field placement in an outdoor educational setting.

This major provides professional training for nontraditional education settings that may not require a teaching license as a prerequisite credential. Refer to the environmental education emphasis under the teaching life science and/or teaching earth and space science majors and/or the outdoor education concentration under the physical education major for training that includes a teaching licensure.

Program last updated

Fall 2024